Hitlist - The best rock, pop, jazz & folk

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  • 17 July 2007


The best rock, pop, jazz & folk

• A Band Called Quinn, Maxi Geil! and Playcolt Glasgow’s very own up and coming indie kids Quinn are joined by Brooklyn’s finest arch-camp art-rockers Maxi Geil and Playcolt, who are playing in Scotland for the first time. Classic Grand, Glasgow, Tue 24 Jul. (Rook & Pop)

• Trocabrahma Britain meets Brazil at this cultural exchange of ideas, influences and styles with collaborations between Os Mutantes and Optimo’s JD Twitch, and King Creosote and Romulo Froes. Various venues, Glasgow, Fri 27-Sun 29 Jul. (Rock & Pop)

• Martin Taylor A rare solo date from the contemporary master of the guitar as part of the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. See preview. The Hub, Edinburgh, Sat 28 Jul. (Jazz)

• Bad Apple A rare treat for jazz aficionados. Two of the most innovative jazz groups of recent years, The Bad Plus and Happy Apple (pictured), both powered by drummer Dave King, are amalgamating for one night only as part of the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. Bosco Theatre, Edinburgh, Thu 2 Aug. (Jazz)

• The Be-Good Tanyas One of the most inventive bands in traditional music bring their unique blend of folk, country and bluegrass to Scotland as part of their world tour. See preview. City Halls, Glasgow, Sun 22 Jul. (Rock & Pop, Folk)

• Dunsnaffage Festival The Levellers, The Rumble Strips and 1990s appear alongside art installations and street performers at this long-running boutique festival. Oban, Argyll, Sat 28-Sun 29 Jul. (Rock & Pop)

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